Imagination and Innovation: The Future of Children’s Ministry

A broken system. The future of children’s ministry is compromised. Why? Because the system of children’s ministry, as it exists in most churches, is broken (underperforming). I say this with a heavy heart. Research indicates that “millions of children and youth raised in the church will continue to leave unless something changes” [cf. Generations Lost]. […]

Will the Children Have Faith in the Post-Pandemic Era?

Children’s faith formation in the future. In an academic article in the Journal of Beliefs and Values, Sarah Holmes, Mimi Larson, and Sue Price ask, “Will the children have faith in the post-pandemic era?” [Read the Article] With C-19 in the rearview mirror, that’s a great question. Are pre-pandemic perspectives and practices concerning children’s faith […]

How to be a missional family. Family volunteering and being intentional

The Missional Family: Reflecting Christ’s Love in Everyday Life

The missional family … Every Christian family should be a lighthouse to reflect Jesus to the world (cf. Matthew 5:14-16). American theologian and ethicist Russell D. Moore says the Christian family is to effect “consciences and personalities and souls … transforming how countless people see God, the Gospel, and themselves … [by seeing] a reflection […]

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